Associate Professor of Theatre
Diana Moller-Marino (Associate Professor) has been teaching and directing in actor-training programs since 1990. From 1992 -1997, Diana was Resident Director for Capital Classics Shakespeare Company, producing free outdoor theatre in Hartford's Bushnell Park. At The Hartt School, Diana teaches acting with a movement emphasis. Diana teaches classes on compressed form devised theatre and movement composition as Resident Teaching Artist for Royalty Free Theatre in New York City. Diana has been a Guest Teaching Artist at many institutions including: Princeton University, Wesleyan University (annually since 2004), The University of Utah, Trinity College, Santa Barbara City College, Red Lotus Movement Center (Salt Lake City) and at the cultural centers on the islands of Santiago and San Vicente in Cape Verde, Africa. Diana was a core faculty member at The Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts from 1993 to 2001. Diana has been the Chair of Theatre at Wesleyan University's Center for Creative Youth (CCY) since 1997. Since 2004, Diana has guided groups of ten students at Wesleyan University in scripting and performing autobiographical monologues on issues of identity for the university's freshman orientation. Diana is a member of ATHE (Association for Theatre in Higher Education) and ATME (Association for Theatre Movement Educators). Diana earned a bachelor's degree with honors in theatre from Wesleyan University and a master's degree in directing from Emerson College.